Monthly Archives: October 2012

Ford must be a wake-up call for government

By Len McCluskey, General Secretary of Unite the Union First published in The Guardian October 26th. The true picture of what is happening in the economy lies not in this week’s growth figures, but in the faces of the workers … Continue reading

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What Resistance, What Organisation and What Mechanisms to obtain a Future that Works?

Developing the Resistance and Organisation of the Working Class Movement Workers’ Weekly http://www.rcpbml.org.uk/wwie-12/ww12-33.htm#lead The issue being discussed in the working class and trade union movement following the massive demonstration for A Future That Works is how resistance and organisation can … Continue reading

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What should be done with the huge Tata/Jaguar profits?

Tata Jaguar is currently being presented as the flagship manufacturing company in the British economy. With profits surging to an unprecedented level with £1.1bn last year and £1.5bn this year, the margins have matched an industrial monopoly with that associated … Continue reading

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Engels: Principles of Communism

Part two discussion, “What is Socialism?” Frederick Engels 1847 The Principles of Communism Written: October-November 1847; Source: Selected Works, Volume One, p. 81-97, Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1969; First Published: 1914, Eduard Bernstein in the German Social Democratic Party’s Vorwärts!; Translated: … Continue reading

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Ford Transit Southampton closure

Ford Southampton Transit plant ‘could close’ Ford’s Southampton factory, which employs about 500 people, could close, the BBC understands. Earlier, Ford said its Genk factory in Belgium would close with the loss of 4,300 jobs The US carmaker is expected … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Socialism: Part One – Tressell

Articles on the meaning of Socialism: Part One: Extracts from the novel, “The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell. First Published 1955 ‘It is childish to imagine that any measure of Tariff Reform or Political Reform such as a paltry … Continue reading

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TUC marches against austerity

More than 200,000 people marched in London, Glasgow and Belfast on October 20 against the austerity programme of the Coalition government. According to initial estimates by the trade unions that called the actions, the numbers of participants marchers were: London … Continue reading

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